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Important BCH Upgrade Announcement

On May 15th, 2021, BCH (Bitcoin Cash) will have an upgrade to bring improvements for merchants and users. It will undergo a process that will bring a handful of improvements. These updates will include the following:


  • enabling multiple OP_RETURNS
  • the removal of the unconfirmed transaction limit
  • the implementation of double-spend proofs
  • and a new mining block default limit size of 8 MB, as the inclusion of Cash Improvement Proposals (CHIPs) to introduce new specification changes to the protocol


Many of the essential changes are destined to improve the experience of both users and merchants when using BCH to make in-store or online payments, reasserting the currency’s commitment with becoming a peer-to-peer cash-focused tool.

We will continue to offer BCH pairs for trading provided that our liquidity providers continue offering pricing and execution. There is a probability that the BCH pairs will go to Close Only mode for some hours during the process.

Please note that you will only be able to close the open (existing) positions under the Close Only mode.


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